Blizzard Entertainment Co-Founder Retires from the Company

After Nearly 30 Years on the Job, One of Blizzard Entertainment’s Co-Founders Is Retiring

Blizzard Entertainment co-founder & chief development officer Frank Pearce announced his retirement on Friday with a lengthy message posted on the company’s official website. Pearce had co-founded Blizzard alongside Allen Adham and Michael Morhaime back in 1991.

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Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce

In his message, Pearce reflected on his long career with Blizzard and thanked his fellow employees for making the company such a great place to work for. He also thanked Blizzard’s player community for being so passionate about the company’s games.

When it came to his future plans, Pearce said that he plans on spending “more time active in the outdoors.” “I’d like to learn to play an instrument,” Pearce continued. “I hope to devote more time to aspects of my life that may not have gotten as much attention in the past. One thing is for certain – I will continue to be a part of the Blizzard family.”

Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack praised Pearce’s contributions to Blizzard and said, “Frank might be hanging up his armor now, but because of the influence he’s had in helping to build Blizzard and the connections he’s made with so many of us, veterans and new recruits alike who are all carrying the same torch forward, he’ll always be here with us.”

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